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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-22-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By quackbury
Why stop at stripes?

Why stop at stripes?
Forum: European Delivery 02-21-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,206
Posted By quackbury
Thanks, guys. I wish I could do it all, but I...

Thanks, guys. I wish I could do it all, but I think you are correct.

I will be meeting my son in London, and the flight from London to Caen is just +/- $50 per person, so I think we'll pop over...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-21-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By quackbury
Nice find, Amy. Hopefully, the old one will be...

Nice find, Amy. Hopefully, the old one will be up for a while. When I lg into My BMW and pull up saved configurations, it takes me to the old configurator. And I can play with the cars I have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-21-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By quackbury
Lots of new blues. Check out this thread; I...

Lots of new blues. Check out this thread; I suspect that Marina Bay Blue (NOT Yaz Marina Blue) and Sonic Speed Blue would both be stunning: http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1340765
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-21-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By quackbury
Damn, the black plastic on the dash is even...

Damn, the black plastic on the dash is even shinier than I remembered from my test drive. And I agree 100% about the wheels.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-21-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By quackbury
If you have a CA and GSM you work with, they can...

If you have a CA and GSM you work with, they can order a car for dealer stock with the colors and options you want, then put your name on it after the fact. But this doesn't work if you are going...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-20-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,840
Posted By quackbury
I think BMW is losing a tremendous marketing...

I think BMW is losing a tremendous marketing resource: It's effectively firing brand ambassadors.

Every corporate headquarters, every doctors' office building, every country club and yacht club...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-20-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,967
Posted By quackbury
If you give them a payment and don't know how you...

If you give them a payment and don't know how you got there... How do you know the MF isn't marked up? That you got credit for Loyalty Credit, Options Packages, Drive for Team USA vouchers, trunk...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-20-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By quackbury
The answers are: 1. Only if you want it to...

The answers are:

1. Only if you want it to be. Ergo the "Adaptive"
2. Not for the first 80,000 miles or so. If / when you need to replace struts and springs, of course the adaptive units will...
Forum: European Delivery 02-20-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,206
Posted By quackbury
Thanks to all of you who offered great feedback...

Thanks to all of you who offered great feedback back in January. Here is my updated - but still tentative - itinerary, Please give me your thoughts.

Day 1: To Munich.

Day 2: Take delivery;...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-19-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By quackbury
Often, the credits come from BMW Financial...

Often, the credits come from BMW Financial Services. If you don't lease or finance through them, you get no love. If you are opposed to leasing or financing on moral or religious grounds, the trick...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,335
Posted By quackbury
Either the pads are glazed or the original owner...

Either the pads are glazed or the original owner replaced the BMW ones with some Pep Guys special.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-19-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,112
Posted By quackbury
I understand being pissed. Lately, BMWNA has...

I understand being pissed. Lately, BMWNA has been doing a lot of things that piss me off. But I can understand that some bean counter somewhere has a reason for cutting the ED discount, cutting the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-18-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By quackbury
With a lease extension, you get a prorated number...

With a lease extension, you get a prorated number of additional miles. Example: If your current least gives you 12,000 miles / year and you extend for 2 months, you will get another 2,000 "free"...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-18-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By quackbury
The $2,000 loyalty credit is good anywhere. On a...

The $2,000 loyalty credit is good anywhere. On a different thread, FadyDizzle posted a link to a Ski-in-Switzerland contest that is good for another $1,000. Plus the auto show credit is $1,000. ...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-18-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,799
Posted By quackbury
Not really. That only applies if you use the car...

Not really. That only applies if you use the car 100% for business, and ignores the Luxury Car limits on lease write-offs. And you can get close to the same deduction on a car you own via 2106. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-18-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,656
Posted By quackbury
Those sill decals are awesome with the AW. Such...

Those sill decals are awesome with the AW. Such a great low-cost appearance upgrade. :thumbup:

Are you able to residualize the MPPK?
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-18-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By quackbury
Not correct. You REGISTER for the contest to win...

Not correct. You REGISTER for the contest to win a ski trip to Switzerland next winter, and in return for entering the contest, you get a $1,000 voucher. Pretty damn impressive ski trip, too.
...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-17-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By quackbury
You can even do it with Voice Control, without...

You can even do it with Voice Control, without taking your eyes off the road.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-17-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,799
Posted By quackbury
So true. The "challenge" is do I invest that...

So true. The "challenge" is do I invest that $90,000 back in my business (really soaring under the new Administration) ... into a Private Equity fund with a great portfolio and managed by a client...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-16-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,799
Posted By quackbury
For 99% of the folks who don't lease, the car...

For 99% of the folks who don't lease, the car really isn't theirs, either. It's the bank's.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-16-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,281
Posted By quackbury
Actually, you do. When you buy a BMW, you make...

Actually, you do. When you buy a BMW, you make the decision that some things (like handling) are more important to you than "free" Comfort Access. Which isn't really "free" even on a Kia. BMW just...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-16-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,799
Posted By quackbury
For a guy who is smart enough and detailed enough...

For a guy who is smart enough and detailed enough to build that spreadsheet, it's surprising that you would think the lease "deals" on BMW's website are even a halfway decent financial transaction.
...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-14-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By quackbury
If you can really transfer the lease (????) I...

If you can really transfer the lease (????) I would go for the 650. BMW's record with first year models is not great; I saw that first hand on my F10 and my X5 35D. Read some of the reviews by...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-13-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,331
Posted By quackbury
Different strokes. I find voice control the...

Different strokes. I find voice control the single most useful feature on the car, particularly when used with online search.

Not sure what gesture control would make of us Masshole drivers...
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